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Author Topic: Rising altitudes and falling temperatures  (Read 388 times)

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Anyone who is a regular hill walker will know that mountain weather conditions can change dramatically from one hour to the next.

For example, in just a few minutes a thunderstorm can roll in when the sky had previously been perfectly clear.

In just a few hours the temperature can drop from quite mild with the sun on your face, to temperatures that are below freezing with rain, hailstones and squally winds.

The main differences in the climate of mountains are temperature and moisture.

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